Councilmember Cindy Bass

(Mayor Michael Nutter, Governor Tom Corbett, and Archbishop Charles Chaput, discussing their upcoming trip to the Vatican.  Photo by Mark Abrams)

City Council To Take Look At Philadelphia’s Ability To Host Major Events

Amid talk of a Pope visit and discussion of whether Philadelphia should host a political convention again, City Council plans a hearing on whether the city and region are up to the task of hosting such mega-events.

03/18/2014

Richie McKeithen (right) and staff address Philadelphia City Council in April, 2011. (Credit: Steve Tawa)

Reassessment Plan Prompts Council Concerns

Mayor Nutter’s plan to reassess every single property in Philadelphia came under the microscope during a City Council hearing, with lawmakers voicing concern that longtime residents may face ‘sticker shock’ at year’s end.

04/05/2012

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